Bert BROWN, age 74 of 102 Walnut St., passed away at the Portland Veteran’s Hospital April 27. He was a retired millworker. Graveside services were held at the Hillcrest Cemetery Saturday, April 30, under the direction of the WW1 Veterans.
Mr. BROWN was born in Atlanta, Georgia, Nov. 15, 1891 and had lived in La Grande 40 years. He was a member of the WW1 Veterans and the Blue Mt. Grange.
Survivors include his wife, Ella, La Grande; one son, Gilbert BROWN, West Minster, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Alice KANNARD, Portland, Mrs. Louella TACY, Oakridge, Ore., and Mrs. Evelyn LOVELESS, La Grande. Also surviving are one brother in Detroit, Mich., and four sisters, Mrs. Cary RANDALL, La Grande; Mrs. Verdie BROWN, Baker, one in Longview, Wash. and in Idaho Falls, Ida.; twelve grandchildren and other relatives.
Eastern Oregon Review, May 5, 1966
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe